Las Vegas's New Year's Eve fireworks display reputedly features some 330,000 fireworks, making it one of the most spectacular shows on earth. Spy the splendor in these Nevada New Year's Eve destinations:
You'll feel like a high roller at The LINQ Promenade's High Roller observation wheel. It ascends 550 feet above the strip, offering you panoramic views of the entire valley and its choreographed display.
Delano Las Vegas's 64 floor is another superlative spot from which to catch the strip's firework displays. Bring in the New Year with this sophisticated party straight from the roaring twenties.
The roof terrace of this stunning hotel offers fantastic views of the strip too. You can also glide around the ice rink as you watch the fireworks illuminate the sky. You will also enjoy live DJ sets and access to an open bar right up until the magic moment when the New Year strikes.
For those who prefer to be embroiled in all the action, Diablo's at Monte Carlo and New York-New York's Nine Fine Irishmen both have outdoor patios positioned smack dab in all the celebrations on the strip. Enjoy sophistication and revelry simultaneously in these exciting Las Vegas locations.
On New Year, the Las Vegas strip is transformed into the world's biggest block party. Party-goers from ritzy establishments meld into a sea of good cheer, joie de vivre, and gambling. Here are some highlights:
For a New Year's party drenched in Midnight Louis XVIII, luxurious views over the Las Vegas strip, and your own private DJ and photographer, head to Rivea.
Though not every patron can afford the NYE Ritual package, which involves hand painted Absolut Elyx magnums and private DJ sets, Wynn's has a winning recipe. Parties here also offer entry to exclusive and intimate nightclub Intrigue, where the New Years celebrations are extra sparkly.
Look out at Planet Hollywood's fireworks and enjoy a six-course meal at Bellagio. From 9 p.m. a live singer hosts the Glitz and Glamour party, which includes an open bar, all the way through until midnight. Bring in the early hours with a boogie to internationally renowned DJs and pop stars such as Bruno Mars.
Bring in the New Year with a little antimasque when you join in the celebration at Inspire. You'll also have access to a premium open bat at Gold Spike. So don your costume and prepare to clown around.
Las Vegas might be the city where the world comes to let its hair down, but it's also exceptionally entertaining for little ones. Here are some of the things you and your family can experience this New Year:
Noon Year's Eve takes place annually at 10 a.m. on December 31st in the Town Square. Celebrations entail a DJ dance party, moon bouncers, face painting, and a big balloon drop at noon.
There's loads of family-focused fun on the Las Vegas strip, including a skating rink, open between noon and 4 p.m., making for a perfect afternoon of gliding about on the ice.
Opportunity Village's Magical Forest installation is a wintry wonderland of glittering lights. Your kids will be thrilled by the sparkling forest, which you can explore together. The final night of the installation is New Year's Eve, when there will be a special send-off featuring an even more impressive light show.
The final night of Las Vegas Christmas Town is a special celebration. The festive event is illuminated by three million glittering lights. You and your family can go ice skating, sledding, or ride the rollercoasters at this family favorite.